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The Wondrous Microcosm and Macrocosm of Hungary’s Hortobagy National Park

Turning my back on the tiny settlement, I walked into brittle yellow grasslands that swept to the horizon. An occasional cluster of trees broke the otherwise unrelieved flatness of the endless Puszta, the Great Hungarian Plain. The sound of vendors hawking fur hats and cracking leather whips gradually faded and was replaced by…

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